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This is the subject hub for the V&A Paintings collection which includes superlative holdings of British watercolours and portrait miniatures as well as over 2,000 British and European oil paintings.

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The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction

The Painted World: From Illumination to Abstraction

The Painted World takes the outstanding collections of the V&A as the starting point for an all-inclusive survey of painting from the Middle Ages to t…

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The Fabric of India

03 October 2015 – 10 January 2016. The highlight of the V&A’s India Festival, this will be the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India from the 3rd to the 21st century.

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Event - Kenwood House - Tour 2

Thu 18 February 2016 14:00–15:30

Learn about the history of this architectural masterpiece built by Robert Adam for the 1st Earl of Mansfield, and how Kenwood was saved for the nation by Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh. In addition, you will discover the stories behind his truly exceptional collection of paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Gainsborough, Turner and Reynolds, which adorn the elegant rooms of the house.

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